Introduction: How to Make a Hex Nut Slingshot (v2.0)

Here's a slightly lengthy project you can do if you're looking for some atypical destruction. It's a piece inspired by "that crazy German dude" Jörg Sprave, and it launches half-inch hex nuts at up to a hundred feet per second. Please use responsibly.

Files will be included in the links below. (Note: SVG files will be added in a few days. Need to generate them from DXF files first...)

Discuss on the Shapeoko Forums:
http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=2902

Discuss on The Slingshot Forums:
http://www.theslingshotforum.com/f5/pump-action-hex-nut-slingshot-w-cnced-parts-33707/

Comments

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ilpug (author)2014-04-01

So, can we get a link to the files you used for this?

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WinstonMakes (author)ilpug2014-04-01

Whoops. I had the links in the Youtube vid description. Just added it to the instructables page as well. Currently hosting it on the Slingshot and Shapeoko forums:
http://www.theslingshotforum.com/f5/pump-action-hex-nut-slingshot-w-cnced-parts-33707/
or
http://www.shapeoko.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=2902

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ilpug (author)WinstonMakes2014-04-01

Oh, awesome! Thanks!

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Gabeuse (author)2014-03-31

Ouch!?